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SBB cab-view ride on the ETR 610.

SBB cab-view ride on the ETR 610.

Every day up to 10 December 2016, you can ride up front in the high-speed train, the ETR 610. You will experience the route from Lausanne to Brig from a completely different perspective: from the engine driver’s cab.

You can now travel in the cab of the high-speed ETR 610 train. This means that you can travel along with the engine driver and a second driver on the fascinating route from Brig, which leads past Lake Geneva and the Rhône Valley. From Brig, the cab-view ride continues in an Re460 through the Lötschberg Base Tunnel as far as Bern.

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Details

Included.

  • Cab-view ride on the route from Lausanne to Brig (or the reverse) in the cab of an ETR 610 followed by a cab-view ride in an Re460 through the Lötschberg Base Tunnel.
  • Accompanied by an experienced second driver, who introduces you to the world of the mountains, explains the technology in the cab and points out highlights along the route during the journey.
  • Route description, extract from the history of the route and information on the ETR 610 (will be given during the ride).
  • A commemorative certificate (will be sent after the ride).
  • Additional ticket for 1st class, valid for 5 days: so that you can travel from your home station to the departure station a maximum of 2 days before the cab-view ride, and from the destination station back to your home station up to 2 days after the cab-view ride (via GA travelcard area routes via the usual routing).

Information and tips.

  • To plan your journey: timetable
  • Close of bookings: 7 days before the start of the journey.
  • Please note that the engine drivers only speak German, French and Italian.
  • Maximum of 2 people per cab-view ride. It is possible that a second person who is not connected with you may take part in the cab-view ride.
  • Minimum age 12 years.
  • Meet with the second locomotive driver around 10 minutes before the engine departs.
  • For space and safety reasons, you may not take large items of luggage, such as rucksacks, bags or suitcases, into the cab with you. Please note that you may have to stand during the cab-view ride for space reasons.
  • You must be healthy and in good physical condition for the cab-view ride. It is vital that you indicate any health problems when making the booking.
  • For space reasons, bookings cannot be made for passengers in a wheelchair.
  • Please note that we are unfortunately unable to provide an English-speaking engine driver (tours available in German, French and Italian only).
  • Timetables and price specifications are subject to modifications.

Program

From 13 Dezember 2015.

Lausanne–Brig–Bern.

Lausanne–Brig–Bern.
8.18 a.m.Departure from Lausanne on the EuroCity 37, type ETR 610
9.40 a.m.Arrival in Brig
9.49 a.m.Departure from Brig with the InterCity 815, Re460 loco
10.54 a.m.Arrival in Bern

Please note that there is a period of only 9 minutes for changing trains in Brig.

Bern–Brig–Lausanne.

Bern–Brig–Lausanne.
1.06 p.m.Departure from Bern with the InterCity 816, Re460 loco
2.11 p.m.Arrival in Brig
2.20 p.m.Departure from Brig with the EuroCity 34, type ETR 610
3.42 p.m.Arrival in Lausanne

Please note that there is a period of only 9 minutes for changing trains in Brig.

Hotels

Hotel Continental**** in Lausanne, 1 night in a double room including breakfast, from CHF 78 per person.

All information and online booking.

You can also book this offer via our telephone number: 0848 777 077 (local charges).

Hotel à la Gare*** in Lausanne, 1 night in a double room including breakfast, from CHF 97 per person.

All information and online booking.

You can also book this offer via our telephone number: 0848 777 077 (local charges).

Ador Sorell Hotel*** in Bern, 1 night in a double room including breakfast, from CH 84 per person.

All information and online booking.

You can also book this offer via our telephone number: 0848 777 077 (local charges).

Hotel Ambassador Spa**** in Bern, 1 night in a double room including breakfast, from CH 90 per person.

All information and online booking.

You can also book this offer via our telephone number: 0848 777 077 (local charges).

Prices

SBB cab-view ride in the ETR 610.

Standard offer.

Included in the fixed price: journey on the Lausanne–Brig route (or the reverse) in the cab of a EuroCity type ETR 610, journey on to Brig–Bern in the cab of an Re460, 1st class connection ticket, valid for 5 days (valid 2 days before and after the cab-view ride from the home station to the departure station and back from the destination station to the home station, on GA travelcard area routes via the usual routing), route description, extract from the history of the route and information on the ETR 610, commemorative certificate and accompaniment by an experienced second engine driver. Fixed price per person excluding order fee and Ticketcorner processing charges, in CHF.

Adults785.00
Adults with Half-Fare travelcard785.00
Adults with GA travelcard690.00
  

Offer valid: daily up to 10 December 2016.

Additional information.

  • The 1st class connection ticket is valid for 5 days, 2 days both before and after the cab-view ride.
  • Ticketcorner charges an order fee for purchasing tickets at the advance booking points, which depends on the value of the order, and is the same at all advance booking points. To obtain tickets by telephone via the Rail Service Helpdesk or Ticketcorner as well as on the Internet, a handling fee will be charged, which varies according to the delivery and payment types.

The price examples are calculated for the advertised routing.
Prices include VAT. Prices and product specifications subject to modifications. Prices effective:
1 November 2015.

Purchasing

You can book the SBB cab-view ride in the ETR 610:

Please note: you can only obtain this RailAway adventure trip at the sales points listed above.

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Contact  

Offer information:
Rail Service
0900 300 300
(CHF 1.19/min. from the Swiss fixed-line network)
or at your station.

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